Area basketball roundup: Blackhawk boys surge past Kimball/White Lake
WOONSOCKET--Sanborn Central/Woonsocket picked up its fifth win of the season after defeating Kimball/White Lake, 56-42, in boys basketball action Tuesday in Woonsocket.
WOONSOCKET-Sanborn Central/Woonsocket picked up its fifth win of the season after defeating Kimball/White Lake, 56-42, in boys basketball action Tuesday in Woonsocket.
Sanborn Central/Woonsocket (5-2): Noah Dickson racked up 20 points and 11 rebounds for a double-double, while Trey Ulmer tossed in 17 points. Tater Moody grabbed a double-double of his own with 10 points and 10 rebounds. Spens Schlicht contributed four assists and four steals. The Blackhawks host James Valley Christian on Thursday in Forestburg.
Kimball/White Lake (5-2): Kordel Kiehn tallied a double-double with 16 point and 11 rebounds, while Justin Becker scored 13 points and Carter Fredericksen grabbed four assists. The WiLdKats host Corsica-Stickney on Friday in White Lake.
SCW 6 25 39 56
KWL 15 26 37 42
Bridgewater-Emery 82, Ethan 39
EMERY-Class B No. 1 Bridgewater-Emery used a 37-point first quarter and 63 percent shooting from the field to roll past Ethan on Tuesday in boys basketball action.
Bridgewater-Emery (8-1): Sawyer Schultz scored a game-high 27 points on 11-for-15 shooting and four 3-pointers for the Huskies. Jamin Arend and Grant Andrews added 21 and 12 points, respectively. Schultz also led the team with eight rebounds, while Arend grabbed four and recorded six steals. The Huskies play at Howard on Jan. 17.
Ethan (2-5): Eric Gustafson and Kaden Klumb both scored 12 points for the Rustlers. Gustafson pulled down eight rebounds, too. The Rustlers travel to Canistota on Friday.
BE 37 45 65 82
E 17 23 30 39
Beresford 68, MCM 36
BERESFORD-Alec Atwood and Tyler Kropuenske combined for 28 points in a Beresford boys basketball win over McCook Central/Montrose Tuesday.
Beresford (4-6): Atwood and Kropuenske scored 15 and 13 points, respectively. Beau VanGelder tallied 11, while Cade Ellingson and Jack Antonson finished with nine points apiece. Ellingson also pulled down seven rebounds in the win. The Watchdogs play Tri-Valley on Friday in Colton.
McCook Central/Montrose (3-6): Trey Anderson led MCM with 15 points, while Koltan Lindstrom added eight points and eight rebounds. The Fighting Cougars play Sioux Valley on Friday in Volga.
B 17 36 59 68
MCM 13 20 32 36
Centerville 52, Scotland 46
CENTERVILLE-Centerville took a double-digit lead in the first quarter and never relinquished it, defeating Scotland in a boys basketball game on Tuesday.
Centerville (2-6): Hunter Ellis recorded 24 points, six rebounds and five steals for the Tornadoes. Reese Pfister had seven points and four boards in the win. The Tornadoes host Freeman on Tuesday.
Scotland (0-7): Mason Dennis recorded a double-double, finishing with 24 points and 10 rebounds. Ty Mogck added 18 points, seven rebounds and two steaks, while Triston Friederich finished with nine points, nine rebounds and two steals. The Highlanders host Avon on Thursday.
C 13 23 37 52
S 2 21 32 46
Parker 67, Freeman 37
PARKER-Parker grabbed its fifth-straight win after defeating Freeman in prep boys basketball action Tuesday.
Parker (7-1): Trey Christensen tallied 16 points, eight rebounds and six assists in the win, while Camden Bialas had 14 points, Joe Joffer scored 12 and Carter Robertson tallied 11. The Pheasants play Hanson on Thursday in Alexandria.
Freeman (0-8): Braxton Schmidt poured in 24 points for the Flyers. The Flyers play Bon Homme on Thursday in Tyndall.
P 23 39 58 67
F 8 19 34 43
Wagner 54, Gregory 44
WAGNER-Wagner snagged its first boys basketball win of the season over Gregory on Tuesday.
Wagner (1-5): Toby Zephier tallied 18 points for Wagner, while Tysin Arpan and Dustin Honomichl scored 13 points apiece. Arpan grabbed a double-double with 13 rebounds. The Red Raiders host Parkston on Thursday.
Gregory (1-6): Tommy Determan poured in 17 points in the Gorillas' losing effort. Evan Juracek and Coy Determan added eight points apiece. The Gorillas host Burke on Friday.
W 14 23 39 54
G 6 14 27 44
Winner 64, Valentine (Neb.) 52
VALENTINE, Neb.-Winner pulled away from Valentine (Neb.) for a boys basketball victory on Tuesday.
Winner (6-2): Joren Bruun finished with 18 points, while Brandon Volmer added 12 points and 11 of Winner's 34 rebounds. He dished out five assists. Phillip Jorgensen notched 10 points. Brady Fritz recorded nine points and four assists. The Warriors play Tri-Valley on Thursday in Colton.
Valentine (2-9): Jayden Owens finished with 18 points. The Badgers travel to Hershey (Neb.) on Friday.
W 6 30 43 64
V 14 24 34 42
Canton 60, MVP 49
MOUNT VERNON-Kayden Verley's 32 points led Canton to victory over Mount Vernon/Plankinton in boys basketball action Tuesday.
Canton (4-2): Lance Tieszen tallied 16 points and Isaac Dietzenbach chipped in eight points.The C-Hawks play West Sioux (Iowa) on Thursday in Hawarden, Iowa.
Mount Vernon/Plankinton (2-6): Kolby Kayser led the Titans with 15 points while Rylee Deinert added 13. Brady Andersen and Nolan Sampson finished with eight points apiece in the loss. The Titans play Redfield/Doland on Tuesday in Redfield.
C 12 28 46 60
MVP 13 20 34 49
MVP 59, Canton 55
MOUNT VERNON-Mount Vernon/Plankinton outlasted Canton in a close girls basketball game Tuesday in Mount Vernon.
Mount Vernon/Plankinton (5-2): Katlyn Briggs tallied 19 points, while Emilee Fox grabbed 12 points, nine rebounds and four steals. The Titans play Redfield/Doland on Tuesday in Redfield.
Canton (0-6): Paige Schroedermeier scored 13 points for the C-hawks, while Mason Tieszen finished with 11 points. The C-Hawks play West Sioux (Iowa) on Thursday in Hawarden, Iowa.
MVP 11 27 46 59
C 9 25 39 55
Ethan 57, Bridgewater-Emery 39
EMERY-Class B No. 1 Ethan remained undefeated after beating Bridgewater-Emery in girls basketball action on Tuesday.
Ethan (7-0): Karly Gustafson poured in 24 points and seven rebounds for the Rustlers, while Cameryn Logan tossed in 16 points and Jessica Bartscher added 14 in the win. Logan also had six rebounds. The Rustlers play Class B No. 2 Warner in the Hanson Classic on Saturday at the Corn Palace.
Bridgewater-Emery (6-2): Julia Weber led the Huskies with 11 points. Abigal Arend and Kerrigan Schultz tallied seven points apiece, and Jada Wethor grabbed eight boards. The Huskies travel to Menno on Thursday.
E 15 31 43 57
BE 6 14 30 39
Avon 64, Freeman Academy/Marion 20
AVON-Shalayne Nagel's double-double helped Avon cruise past Freeman Academy/Marion on Tuesday in girls basketball action.
Avon (5-3): Nagel finished with 21 points, 13 rebounds and six assists for the Pirates. Lauren Sees chipped in 20 points and five steals, too. Tiffany Pelton recorded nine rebounds and three steals in the win. The Pirates travel to Scotland on Thursday.
Freeman Academy/Marion (1-6): Destini Miller had team highs of 11 points and five rebounds for the Bearcats. Emily Heeg added three rebounds, two assists and a steal. The Bearcats host Flandreau Indian on Thursday in Freeman.
A 9 23 51 64
FAM 1 8 20 20
TDA 51, ACDC 27
LAKE ANDES-Tripp-Delmont/Armour routed Andes Central/Dakota Christian in a girls basketball game Tuesday.
Tripp-Delmont/Armour (6-1): Mattilynn Reiner racked up 16 points, nine rebounds and seven assists for TDA, while Kianna Payer scored 14 points. Ashlee Weber added eight rebounds in the win. The Nighthawks play Platte-Geddes on Friday in Platte.
Andes Central/Dakota Christian (5-2): Brianna Deurmier led the Thunder in scoring with eight points, while Tyra Medicine Horn tallied six points. Sidney Muckey grabbed seven boards. The Thunder hosts Mitchell Christian on Thursday in New Holland.
TDA 7 25 35 51
ACDC 7 11 17 27
Scotland 60, Centerville 26
CENTERVILLE-Grace Fryda's 20 points powered Scotland past Centerville in girls basketball action Tuesday.
Scotland (2-3): Bella Vitek added 11 points and four rebounds to the Highlanders' winning effort, while Delanie VanDriel tallied six points and eight rebounds. The Highlanders host Avon on Thursday.
Centerville (2-7): Haley Meyer scored eight points with eight rebounds, and Mya Bendt added six points.The Tornadoes play in the Great Plains Conference Tournament on Jan. 19 at Mount Marty College in Yankton.
S 20 45 54 60
C 9 18 22 26
Menno 55, Canistota 42
MENNO-Morgan Edelman led Menno to a girls basketball win over Canistota on Tuesday.
Menno (6-2): Edelman tallied 22 points ands even assists for the Wolves, while Tess Oplinger added nine points and Kiara Nusz grabbed nine boards. The Wolves host Bridgewater-Emery on Thursday.
Canistota (5-4): Harley Cormany finished with 12 points and 10 rebounds for a double-double, while Jordan Engbrecht tallied 11 points. The Hawks play Hartington-Newcastle (Neb.) on Saturday in the DSU Shootout in Madison.
M 14 28 42 55
C 16 27 37 42
Freeman 54, Parker 38
PARKER-Freeman rolled over Parker as four Flyers scored in double figures Tuesday in girls basketball action.
Freeman (5-2): Josie Fuhrmann led Freeman with 13 points and eight rebounds, while Emily Miller tossed in 12 points. Hannah Eberts added 11 points and seven rebounds and Jamie Glanzer put up 10 points. The Flyers play Bon Homme on Thursday in Tyndall.
Parker (3-4): Raelin Jurgens tallied nine points and eight rebounds in the loss, while Karley Peters scored eight points and Grace Leberman finished with seven. The Pheasants play Hanson on Thursday in Alexandria.
F 9 27 38 54
P 8 12 26 38
Wagner 48, Gregory 35
WAGNER-Wagner used a 19-point second quarter to pull away from Gregory in girls basketball action Tuesday.
Wagner (2-5): Kayli Kocer put up 16 points and eight assists for Wagner, while Maesa Dvorak pitched in 10 points. Faith Tyler led the rebounding with 10. The Red Raiders travel to Parkston on Thursday.
Gregory (1-5): Sydney Svatos finished with 13 points and 11 rebounds for a double-double, while Jessy Jo VanDerWerff grabbed nine points in the loss. Svatos pitched in five steals. The Gorillas host Kimball/White Lake on Thursday.
W 9 28 40 48
G 7 19 22 35
MCM 60, Hanson 42
SALEM-McCook Central/Montrose notched its seventh-straight win to start the season in girls basketball action against Hanson on Tuesday.
McCook Central/Montrose (7-0): Madisen Koepsell racked up a double-double with 18 points and 10 rebounds, while Jacy Pulse and McKenna Kranz tallied 12 points apiece. Morgan Erickson and Ashtyn Wobig added seven points apiece, and Abigail Van Ruler pulled down 12 rebounds. The Fighting Cougars host Sioux Valley on Thursday in Salem.
Hanson (3-4): Morgan Huber led the Beavers with 11 points and Elizabeth Arend chipped in nine in the loss. The Beavers host Parker on Thursday in Alexandria.
MCM 16 31 39 60
H 18 22 34 42
SCW 47, KWL 30
WOONSOCKET-The Sanborn Central/Woonsocket girls basketball team turned a four-point halftime deficit into a 17-point win over Kimball/White Lake on Tuesday.
SCW (5-3): Megan Poyer paced the Blackhawks with 17 points and four steals. Kaylee White added 10 points and six boards for SCW, which forced 15 steals. SCW plays Iroquois on Friday in the 281 Conference Tourney in Wolsey.
KWL (5-3): Grace Konechne led KWL with 10 points and seven rebounds. Ellie Overweg scored nine points, while Kennedy Leiferman added six points, seven rebounds and four assists. KWL plays at Gregory on Thursday.
KWL 12 18 23 30
SCW 6 14 33 47